• May 11, 2021

#Empowerment: FG To Distribute 19,508 Bags Of Fertilizers To farmers In Kogi Affected By Flooding

By Franca Joseph (AGENDAWTCHDOG) – 19, 508 bags of fertilizers are set for distribution to farmers affected by flooding in five LGAs of Kogi State, courtesy the Federal Government, through the Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management, and Social Development.

At the flag off ceremony of the distribution exercise in Lokoja, the Kogi State capital, the Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Hajia Sadiya Farouk disclosed that fertilizers would be distributed by the ministry, through National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), on behalf of President Muhammadu Buhari.

Also flagged off, was the roll out of Agricultural inputs to be distributed to farmers nationwide as part of the Federal Government’s COVID-19 palliatives meant to cushion the effects of Covid-19 pandemic on food and nutrition, and security in the country.

Beneficiaries of the donation are expected to use the agricultural inputs judiciously to make food abundantly available in the country in order to defeat the negative impacts of Covid-19.

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